Category Archives: US Constitution

Explication De Constitution

Thomas Engeman George Anastaplo: The Constitution of 1787: A Commentary (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. Pp. i-xx, 340. $10.95.) This is a unique and intelligent work of Constitutional interpretation. George Anastaplo, a professor of law at Loyola University … Continue reading

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Professor Engeman’s Instructive Review

George Anastaplo             The reservations recorded by Thomas Engeman in his generous 1989 review of The Constitution of 1787 pale upon comparison with the accompanying commendations of my book by this thoughtful student of American institutions.             A reminder of … Continue reading

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Our Character is Our Fate: The Constitutionalism of George Anastaplo

Our Character Is Our Fate: The Constitutionalism of George Anastaplo George Anastaplo, The Constitution of 1787: A Commentary (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989). Cited in the text as (I: – ). George Anastaplo, The Amendments to the Constitution: A Commentary … Continue reading

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Foreword to the 2005 Re-issue of George Anastaplo, THE CONSTITUTIONALIST

Foreword to the 2005 Re-issue of George Anastaplo, THE CONSTITUTIONALIST: Notes on the First Amendment  (Southern Methodist University Press, 1971; Lexington Books, 2005) Laurence Berns I. This fascinating eight-hundred-and-forty-page book is really three books, and more.1 First is the text, a … Continue reading

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Review of Reflections on Constitutional Law by Philip A. Dynia

REFLECTIONS ON CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, by George Anastaplo Reviewed by Philip A. Dynia, Department of Political Science, Loyola University New Orleans. George Anastaplo, Professor of law at Loyola Chicago School of Law and lecturer in liberal arts at the University of … Continue reading

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Harry Kalven on George Anastaplo’s Bar Admission Case

Professor Harry Kalven, Jr. had been one of George Anastaplo’s teachers at the University of Chicago Law School (1948-1951). The passage set fourth below is taken from Harry Kalven, Jr., A Worthy Tradition:  Freedom of Speech in America, edited by Jamie … Continue reading

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GEORGE ANASTAPLO VISITS THE CHICAGO BAR ASSOCIATION (May, 2011)

C.A.: Good morning. I am Carolyn Amadon, a member of the Chicago Bar Association Record Editorial Board. This is the first of a taped series of book reviews that we’re doing for the Record. We’re honored today to have, as … Continue reading

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